The Frackers - Gregory Zuckerman

The Frackers

By Gregory Zuckerman

  • Release Date - Published: 2013-11-05
  • Book Genre: Industries & Professions
  • Author: Gregory Zuckerman
Our rating: 5/5 stars

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The Frackers Gregory Zuckerman read online review & book description:

“A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.” —Booklist

Things looked grim for American energy in 2006, but a handful of wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that giants like Exxon and Chevron had ignored. They risked everything on a new process called fracking. Within a few years, they solved America’s dependence on imported energy, triggered a global environmental controversy, and made and lost astonishing fortunes.

No one understands the frackers—their ambitions, personalities, and foibles—better than Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman. His exclusive access drives this dramatic narrative, which stretches from North Dakota to Texas to Wall Street.

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Posted Reviews

  • CEO

    By BarrySPI
    An education in the re-incarnation of the the Energy exploration entrepreneurs of this Decade.
  • The Frackers ... Highly Recommended

    By Samnite100
    Great summary of who led the technology charge in the US...! A must read for industry novices and professionals!
  • Frack On!

    By JH4Oil
    Yes some of these "Frackers" became Billionaires but underlying is how important these risk tasking pioneers have changed America and the world for the Far Better!!!!! This book is an amazing insight into some brilliant Minds of the big dreamers....
  • Great Book

    By Seanaapl
    Fascinating look at an industry that has/will transform the world. It’s no less important than that. An “only in America” story.

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